This traditional brown wood camp pocket knife is essential equipment for all scouts and campers young and old. The durable design has stood the test of time and remains a trusted all purpose pocket knife. This knife features polished 2 1/2" spear point blade, can opener, flathead screwdriver, bottle opener and awl. The 3 3/4" handle is crafted from birch wood and polished stainless bolsters with a bail loop, great for attaching.
A pocket knife is a rite of passage for young backpackers and scouts alike and teaching them how to use it property is a prerequisite to accepting the responsibility.
First, make sure they know exactly how the knife works before using it. Specifically, how it opens, closes, the different blades and tools – these are important first steps. Once these are understood, your charge can move on to the dos and don’ts.
Regardless of what type of knife your scout uses these tip will help keep them safe. If they’ll be outdoors a lot, here are some general tips they should know.
Sure knives can be dangerous but everyone should learn how to use them safely.
Remember to ease them into it, after all they didn't start with the sharp pencil, they started with the big fat crayon.